Public support for the death penalty is on the decline nationally. But Arkansas could begin scheduling new executions before the end of the year.
Amid nationwide protests against police violence, the Los Angeles Police Commission finds that a fatal police shooting of a local woman was justified.
In the wake of a tragic shooting spree that left five Dallas police officers dead Thursday night, the police department tweeted a photo of a suspect who was later ruled innocent. For protester Mark Hughes, the tweet is more than a hasty mistake.
Police say the perpetrator of the shootings said he targeted not just police, but white people.
Police shot a black man during a traffic stop in Minnesota Wednesday night, the same week that police force against minorities emerged in the national spotlight after an incident in Louisiana.